field house

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  1. a building housing the dressing facilities, storage spaces, etc., used in connection with an athletic field.

  2. a building used for indoor athletic events, as track events or basketball.

Origin of field house

An Americanism dating back to 1890–95

Words Nearby field house Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use field house in a sentence

  • There was also a picturesque and well-appointed field-house and a fairly large grand stand.

    The Turner Twins | Ralph Henry Barbour
  • In a moment they were speeding toward the lights of the field house, half a mile off.

    The Black Star Passes | John W Campbell
  • Green entered the field house, reappearing after a moment with a football tucked under his arm.

    The Guarded Heights | Wadsworth Camp
  • Willard found the field-house locked when he reached it again, and no one was in sight.

    Left Half Harmon | Ralph Henry Barbour
  • They could visualize the airtight door being closed; the portable elevator backing off, returning to the field house.

    The Black Star Passes | John W Campbell